The Global Village

The Story of Pop Episode 52 of 52

The Story Of Pop - Part 52: The Global Village

Alan Freeman concludes the series first broadcast in 1994 by looking at pop music's involvement with issues of global significance: poverty, disease, conservation, and famine. He looks back at the charity record, Live Aid, Concerts For Bangladesh, Prince's Trust concerts and USA For Africa, the close ties between musicians and charities and the problems over tax on charity concerts and records.

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